Forget anxiety, overcaution, or just plain unhappiness. The real problem with parenting is philosophy.
When the media talks about social media, it’s always about young, white Americans. We spoke to a wider sample—including a sex worker, a pastor’s wife, a rapper—to see why people do what they do online.
Revenge is difficult to endorse. Boston still wrestles with it daily after the Marathon bombing trial. But in matters of love, nothing else quite satisfies.
Forty years after Jaws, why the very first blockbuster should be considered art—and how it helped one man to survive.
Migraines, 3D magic, and an unlikely correspondence from one “incredibly stereoscopic person” to another.
How to give away a home in Vehicle City, Michigan, one of the most violent places in the world.
America is a proud nation of immigrants—try telling that to everyone on the other side of the door. Life as a white-collar undocumented immigrant in New York.
The American West is a myth. One Wyoming gunmaker looks anywhere else—abroad, in the past, in himself—for new wilderness.
Clemency is supposed to be a “fail-safe” in our judicial system. Thanks to a handful of powerful, well-paid political appointees, that notion is proving lethally incorrect.
For tens of thousands of years, wild horses have inspired humans—to nurture, to create, to slaughter—culminating in the past century of America’s legal and psychological battles over the horses we can’t own.
A young girl in South Dakota—the last school-age child remaining in her community—epitomizes the challenges of rural American Judaism.
We asked people around the globe—in Uganda, Ecuador, Fiji, and more—to make food from the opposite side of Earth.